Use social media to reach farmers for the betterment of livestock profession- Minister
Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Minister of Animal Husbandry, dairy development and labour department Balbir Singh Sidhu asked the officials to use social media by making small videos of the experts’ views, recommendations, warnings and later sharing among the farmers for the betterment of livestock profession in the state. He also advised them to use innovative slogans in the videos.Minister said that Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University’s scientists and officials of Animal husbandry would work collectively in the state for the promotion of the livestock promotion so that the research being conducted at the university can be taken to the grassroots level which would not only enhance the farmers’ income but would also decrease their dependence on other traditional crops.During his maiden visit to Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, the minister Balbir Singh Sidhu held an important meeting with the scientists and senior officials and asked them to chalk out strategy for holding training workshops in the each district of the state as livestock profession can play a vital role to improve the socio-economic status of the farming community.Sidhu claimed that fisheries, dairy, piggery, poultry and other key farming areas which needed to be promoted widely and his government would leave no stone unturned for achieving the goals by implementing all the decisions taken into the meetings. The minister assured the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Amarjit Singh Nanda to fill all vacant posts soon and there would be no shortage of funds for carrying out research in this sector. The Minister ordered categorically to all people of the state said that they should pronounce full name of the University which is named after Guru Angad Dev Ji, second Sikh Guru.
For more news updates Follow and Like us on Facebook